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To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.
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  1. To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.
  2. To revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice.
  3. To slide backward in morals or religious enthusiasm; become less virtuous, less pious, etc.
To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
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  1. To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
  2. To be no longer valid or active; expire:
  3. To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
To go back; return; move backward
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  1. To go back; return; move backward
  2. To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
  3. To return to a previous, usually worse or less developed state:
To return to a former state.
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  1. To return to a former state.
  2. To slip or fall back into a former condition, esp. after improvement or seeming improvement
  3. To become sicker after partial recovery from an illness.
(Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
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  1. (Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
  2. To go back to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief:
  3. (Biol.) To return to a former or primitive type; show ancestral characteristics normally no longer present in the species
In, to, or toward a past time:
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  1. In, to, or toward a past time:
  2. In reply or return:
  3. To furnish or strengthen with a back or backing.
To move backward by taking short quick steps, as in boxing or football.
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  1. To move backward by taking short quick steps, as in boxing or football.
  2. To move backward quickly, as in boxing to avoid blows
  3. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.
  1. To retrace one's steps
  2. To return to a previous point or subject, as in a lecture or discussion.
  3. To go back over the course by which one has come.
To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
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  1. To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
  2. To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
  3. To lead or draw back
To cede or give back (territory) to
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  1. To cede or give back (territory) to
(Archaic) To move or seem to move backward.
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  1. (Archaic) To move or seem to move backward.
  2. Having a brief, regularly occurring, apparently backward movement in the sky as viewed from Earth against the background of fixed stars. Retrograde movement of the planets is caused by the differing orbital velocities of Earth and the body observed. For example, the outer planets normally appear to drift gradually eastward in the sky in relation to the fixed stars; that is, they appear night after night to fall a little farther behind the neighboring stars in their westward passage across the sky. However, at certain times a particular planet appears briefly to speed up and move westward a bit more quickly than the neighboring stars. This happens as Earth, in its faster inner orbit, overtakes and passes the planet in its slower outer orbit; the appearance of moving counter to its usual eastward drift is thus simply the result of perspective as seen from Earth.
  3. (Archaic) To go, or seem to go, backward
To weaken or lessen; decline
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  1. To weaken or lessen; decline
  2. To fall back from the flood stage.
To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
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  1. To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
  2. To slope away from a point of reference:
  3. To go or move back from a former position
To withdraw or disavow (a statement, promise, offer, charge, etc.); recant
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  1. To withdraw or disavow (a statement, promise, offer, charge, etc.); recant
  2. To take back; disavow:
  3. To draw back:
To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
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  1. To move backward or away; withdraw or retire:
  2. To change or undergo change in one's thinking or in a position:
  3. To move back from a position of advancement or become smaller:
To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.
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  1. To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.
To become worse; decline; deteriorate; degenerate
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  1. To become worse; decline; deteriorate; degenerate
  2. Having a rotational or orbital movement that is opposite to the movement of most bodies within a celestial system. In the solar system, retrograde bodies are those that rotate or orbit in a clockwise direction (east to west) when viewed from a vantage point above the Earth's north pole. Venus, Uranus, and Pluto have retrograde rotational movements. No planets in the solar system have retrograde orbital movements, but four of Jupiter's moons exhibit such movement.
  3. Having a brief, regularly occurring, apparently backward movement in the sky as viewed from Earth against the background of fixed stars. Retrograde movement of the planets is caused by the differing orbital velocities of Earth and the body observed. For example, the outer planets normally appear to drift gradually eastward in the sky in relation to the fixed stars; that is, they appear night after night to fall a little farther behind the neighboring stars in their westward passage across the sky. However, at certain times a particular planet appears briefly to speed up and move westward a bit more quickly than the neighboring stars. This happens as Earth, in its faster inner orbit, overtakes and passes the planet in its slower outer orbit; the appearance of moving counter to its usual eastward drift is thus simply the result of perspective as seen from Earth.
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